What's New on Big Data?

What's new on big data within the last two weeks? A lot of great content has been added to the Big Data Hub on all different topics and solutions. Catch up on some of the items you may have missed!


Find out where Hadoop fits in a business intelligence data strategy from IBM's Tina Grove by checking out her new blog.

Hear from Graeme Noseworthy on how to Enable Marketers to Do More with Less Using Data-Driven Ad Targeting. This post features a new video on effective ad targeting. Graeme also shares details on a new survey from IDC and IBM on how to assess if your company is ready for big data in his post Unlocking Big Data: Assess Your Competency.

Michael Stevens answers the question: Can Big Data Help Keep Us Safe? Michael includes a link to the new white paper "Threat Prediction and Prevention Solution Framework."

Monica Fox shares updates in the PureData world including a PureData customer testimonial from Fletcher Allen Health Care featuring a video with Jeremy Fortune, a data warehouse architect, discussing how Fletcher Allen uses the PureData System for Analytics. Monica also shares the IBM PureData - Enzee Customer Community page and previews an upcoming webinar on Virtual Enzee: IBM's Big Data Platform.

Bryan Casey explores the new combined QRadar and IBM solution for security intelligence. Learn all the capabilities by checking out his blog that includes a video on the role big data plays in solving complex security challenges.

Check out a recap from the Finding and Tracking Digital Footprints #CXO twitter chat that featured award-winning B2C and B2B e-commerce and marketing leader Tim Peter.

Natasha Gabriel shares what she learned about Enterprise Amnesia after watching a recent video from IBM Fellow Jeff Jonas in her post “Chomping on Puzzles.”

IBM's Big Data Evangelist James Kobielus contributed 3 insightful new posts. First learn about Healthcare Personalization in the Age of Ubiquitous “Omics” where he explores how the “omics” of healthcare can lead to better care. Then check out his post, The Maturing of Big Data: From Herding Cats to Taming Tigers. Lastly, see what you may have missed in the Big Data in the Cloud tweetchat by reading his recap.

Gaurav Deshpande walks us through the value proposition of big data to mobile marketing in his post Mobile Couponing: It's all about Location, Location, Location which includes a clever comic strip.

Lastly, Maria Diecidue shares some great news in her post And, the award goes to... Congratulations to the IBM Institute for Business Value for receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award!


Hear a Strata Conference Session Preview: "Real-time Big Data - from Deployment to Production" from David Smith, a noted data scientist and the vice president of marketing and community at Revolution Analytics.

IBM's program director for big data Tom Deutsch speaks with David Pittman on the “Backlash Against the Big Data Backlash.”


Check out the new Forrester report on “Control And Protect Sensitive Information In The Era Of Big Data.”

Learn how threat prediction and prevention solution framework from IBM can help intelligence and homeland security agencies uncover security threats by reading this new report.

Read up on some of the Top Tips for Securing Big Data Environments by downloading the newly released e-book.

Learn the “Value of InfoSphere BigInsights” from the new white paper.

See how Forrester rates the top 10 vendors for predictive analytics by reading the new report “The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q1 2013.”


Learn how to best get started analyzing big data from Adam Locke, an Information Developer in IBM's Big Data development team, by watching the video “Getting Started with IBM BigInsights.”

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Flip through a use case on how savvy retailers can use big data by viewing the presentation Big Data in the Retail Industry.

As always, be sure to stop by the IBM Big Data Hub daily for great content on what's new in the world of big data!